Join us for an exclusive insight into the history and behind the scenes workings of Ireland’s national theatre on our guided backstage tours.
Get access to areas rarely seen by the public, as our knowledgeable tour guides lead you on an engaging visit through the many aspects that come together to make Ireland’s national theatre, exploring the fascinating challenges of each new production. Enjoy an introduction to the our historic art collection and be inspired by our founders, William Butler Yeats, Lady Gregory and the Fay brothers
As we are a busy working theatre, our tours are scheduled to match the running dates of our Abbey stage plays. There are some dates where tours are not available. See below for current available dates.
Comments about the tours…
‘We went on the back stage tour and really enjoyed it. The Abbey Theatre has some amazing art on the wall and worth it for that alone!’
‘…got a tour of the Abbey Theatre. My god the history of this place. The tour guide knew everything there was to know….and it’s just amazing…’
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When are Tours on?
Tours run alongside the dates of our Abbey stage plays:
5 December 2013 – 1 February 2014 during The Risen People.
Tours last for approximately one hour and start from the Abbey Theatre foyer at 4pm weekdays and 12pm on Saturdays.
We cater for individual and group bookings. If you would like information on group bookings (10 or more people) outside of the scheduled times, please contact our Box Office on the details below.
NOTE: The tour crosses four levels of the Abbey and involves some stairs. Please specify if mobility is an issue when booking, as we will do our utmost to accommodate those with reduced mobility.
€8 per person / €6 per person for groups of 10+
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